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Community cooking classes

Meet your neighbours, pick up new skills and boost your confidence in the kitchen

Are you a kitchen newbie who needs to learn a few skills to get started?
Or a parent or carer who wants to add some new, affordable meals to your week? Or are you living alone and looking for a way to get out and do something different?

We’ve put together a programme of cooking classes, for local people of all ages and experience levels. They’re fun, friendly sessions, designed to give you the skills and confidence you need to enjoy cooking for yourself and others.

Some are courses that run for several weeks, others are one-offs or drop-offs; they’re all either free or very low cost. And you’ll always get to eat what you’ve made, or take it home for later.

Community cooking classes

Want to get cooking?

We’re finalising our schedule right now, and will post all our different classes and courses here once they’re available to book. In the meantime, here’s a flavour of what we’ll be offering.

Essential Skills
Five-week course

Essential Kitchen Skills #1

Dates and times TBC

Join us for an intro course, which will take you through the basics you need to create meals from scratch. From chopping and preparing meat and vegetables to making perfect rice every time, you’ll learn skills and tricks to boost your kitchen confidence.

After School Drop-in
Regular session

After School Drop-in

Dates and times TBC

Call in to the kitchen on your way home from school and learn how to make smoothies, snacks and light bites that will keep you going all the way until dinner. You’ll get to eat (or drink) whatever you make, and we’ll give you the recipes to take home.

Feed Your Family For A Fiver
Regular class

Feed Your Family For A Fiver

Dates and times TBC

Come and learn how to cook a family meal from scratch. We’ll provide the ingredients and take you through the recipe step by step. Your family can join in with the cooking, or join later to eat what you’ve made. Or, if you prefer, you can take your meal home.

Cook With Your Pantry Basket
Regular cooking demo

Cook With Your Pantry Basket

Dates and times TBC

Find out how to turn the contents of your Pantry basket into some quick and tasty meals. We’ll take you through the best way to prep any unusual ingredients, and suggest some recipes that combine what you’ve got with storecupboard staples.